Small Business Board of Advisors

What Every Small Business Should Know

A useful compendium of advice from New Business Minnesota’s Small Business Board of Advisors. Click on each topic to learn more.

Office Space

Lori Spiess, VirtualOffiCenters

IT Services

Ben Lavine, TCS Services

Business Law

Kimberly M. Hanlon

Merchant Services

Rob Olson, Quantum Merchant Services


Sharol Lehnertz, TLC Financial Inc.

Better Business Bureau

Chad Pedersen


Melissa Young, ADT Security Services


Bernie Schwab, Spruce Valley Payroll & Services

Business Lending

Maddie Larson, Connect2Capital

Marketing Strategy

Ricardo Ortizcazarin, Cazarin Interactive

Outsourced HR / Benefits

Russ Simatic, G&A Partners